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.8%. >>> republicans say the latest offer is nothing new and means higher taxes. the president believes the cuts would hurt the economy and he's willing to settle for a short-term fix. >> if congress can't act immediately on a bigger package, if they can't get a bigger package done by the time the sequester is scheduled to go into effect, then i believe they should at least pass a smaller package of spending cuts and tax reforms that would delay the economic damaging effects of the sequester for faw more months until congress finds a way. >>> cbs political news director john dickerson. john, good morning. another deadline in washington, another proposal for a short-term fix without any specifics about how to do it and thousands of people facing job loss. is this about the president trying to gain the political upper hand? >> you sound tired of these skirmishes, norah. they've been going on for about two years. this is chapter 87 in a very dreary book. this is about both sides trying to gain leverage in this latest fight. what the president is trying to do what the republicans are try dochlgt put your
.4%. >>> republicans say president obama's latest offer is nothing new and means higher taxes. the president believes the cuts would hurt the economy and he's willing to settle for a short term fix. >> if congress can't act immediately on a bigger package f they can't get a bigger package done by the time the sequester is scheduled to go into effect, then i believe they should at least pass a smaller package of spending cuts and tax reforms that would delay the economically damaging effects of the sequester for a few more months until congress finds a way. >> cbs news political director john dickerson is in washington, john good morning. >> good morning, norah. >> another deadline in washington, another proposal for a short term fix without any specifics about how to do it and a bunch of people, thousands of people facing job losses. is this about the president trying to gain the political upper hand? >> you sound tired of these skirmishes norah? they've been going on two years this is chapter 87 in a dreary book. this is both sides trying to gain leverage. they're trying to put
: republicans argue democrats have no plan for replacing the sequester beyond eliminating tax breaks for corporate jet owners and oil companies. >> these aren't real solutions, mr. president. they're poll tested gimmicks. >> reporter: the cuts were originally supposed to kick in last month, but a last-minute deal pushed them off for two months. the president is meeting at this hour with labor leaders later this afternoon with business leaders and the subject, norah and charlie, is sure to come up. >> nancy cordes thanks. >>> meantime house majority leader eric cantor will be outlining a new agenda for his party today calling for change. he wants republicans to focus more on issues like education and health care and spend less time talking about the deficit. congressman cantor is with us this morning. >> good morning. >> you've got a big speech today asking the republican party to change. is this about tone or ideology? >> what this is about is about making sure that we can express why we're doing what we're doing. we believe very strongly obviously in things lik
. police say dykes shot poland tuesday when he stormed this bus and demanded child hoss tax. 22 escaped. robby bachelor is also a school bus driver. >> he laid down his life for the kids on that bus. >> reporter: children will return to school today for the first time since the shooting. we've also learned ethan could spend his birthday as a hostage. he turned 6 on wednesday. >> he's been involved in other hostage and standoff situations. john, good morning. they've now been in the bunker for seven days. this poor boy might spend his birthday there. he's 6 years old. there are good signs, though, about the fact that he's being cared for. >> the good thing is you've got the time where you develop what they call stockholm syndrome where the captor and captive start to bond. you can see that when he asks for coloring books, crayons, medication to come in. he's trying to provide for this boy. as time goes on, that bond should inkreechls it also happens with the negotiators. there's going to be a primary negotiator who started this conversation and a backup negotiator and ore over the days t
. >>> "the wall street journal" offers strategists on cutting taxes. rates went up for the highest earners. there are new taxes covering the health care overall. one of the tax-fighting tips is donating stocks to charity. >>> health officials want to ban energy drinks that have too much caffeine. this study found that it can kauft insomnia fast heart beat and seizures. >>> there was a twitter competition about the brownout. you can still dunk in the dark. it's been retweeted 14,000 times and was a very smart turnaround during that. >> so clever so quickly. >>> and the average cost for a commercial in last night's super bowl, nearly $4 million. cbs news analyst frank luntz brought together viewers to see which ads worked and which didn't. good morning. >> good morning. >> you testified these, people can turn their dial where they approve or disapprove of it. what was the best ad? >> the best ad and it 'been a best ad for many years, anheuser-busch. it is very easy to make them laugh at a super bowl but it's hard to make them cry and anheuser delivered it as you're about
: but republicans argue democrats have no plan for replacing the sequester beyond eliminating tax breaks from corporate jet owners and oil companies. >> these aren't real solutions, mr. president. they'regimmicks. >> reporter: the sequester was originally supposed to quick in last month, but a last-minute deal between the vice president and senator mcconnell, who you just saw, pushed it off for two months. since then, the will to enact a long-term deal appears, charlie and nora, to have evaporated. >> nancy cordes. >>> meantime, house majority leader eric cantor will be outlining a new agenda for his party today. he'll call on republicans to focus on issues like education and health care and spend less time talking about the deficit. congressman cantor, good morning. >> good morning. >> you've got a big speech today asking the republican party to change. is this about tone or ideology? >> what this is about is about making sure that we can express why we're doing what we're doing. we believe very strongly obviously in things like fiscal discipline and not spending money you don't have. we als
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of an operation that lost $16 billion last year alone. >> we don't take any tax money. our revenues pay for what we do. we need to act responsely with good common sense and that's what we're doing. >> there is a question about whether this plan is even legal. technically the postal service needs approval from congress if it wants to cut service, but the post master general says he's moving ahead no matter what and he hopes congress won't stand in the way. norah, charlie, gayle? >> thank you. >>> cbs news has learned lance armstrong will be sued today by a company that paid him more than $12 million. sca paid bonuses to him after his tour de france wins. he's now considering testifying before the u.s. anti-doping agency. he's been given a two-week deadline to come forward or his ban will become permanent. >> armstrong may feel pressure. it show 20s% of americans report extreme stress. that's down from 24% in 2010. last year one out of four say they managed stress by eating. that's down from 34% in 2008 and the number of people turning to alcohol has gone down to just 13%. >>> nelson mandela's gra
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